Ventura Aps & Addvetro AB Distributes New Amp Line from Albion in Scandinavia.
Helsingør, Denmark Jan. 08, 2012 –
Albion Musical Instruments today announces Ventura Aps and Addvetro AB as their new distributors in Denmark and Sweden to launch a new line of guitar and bass amplifiers in Scandinavia. The new line will be in sale from Jan.15, 2012. Albion amps will atent at the Frankfurt Musikmesse trade show in March 2012. The show takes place from the 21 – 24 March where long time amplifier designer Steve Grindrod will be on hand to explain the new venture, demonstrate the new product line, and sign up new dealers.
The new line offers the TCT hand wired, tube guitar amplifiers, the AG hybrid guitar amplifiers and the AGH bass amplification with tube based preamps and solid state power amps. Features on select models include birch ply cabinet construction, FR4 printed circuit board, programmable digital effects systems; seam welded chassis, custom hardware, metal grilles and proprietary transformers. All speaker cabinets are equipped with proprietary speakers designed by noted and former Celestion speaker designers.
For those unfamiliar with the history of Steve Grindrod, he has been designing and engineering amplifier and speaker products for two of England’s most famous guitar amp companies. From 1973 to 2000, Grindrod served as Chief Engineer and Director of Research and Development for Marshall Amplification. Under his direction, Marshall produced their most successful product lines to date.
In 2000, Grindrod was invited by Vox to become Director of Design and Chief Engineer, a position he held until 2007. The products of Grinrod’s work have been heard on countless recordings and are featured on more concert and club stages than could be counted.
Albion Musical Instrument is a division of International Audio Group. Based in Huntingdon, England, IAG is a manufacturer of consumer electronics, professional audio and lighting products. Their portfolio of brands includes some of the oldest and respected names in the business. It is no secret that their entire product line is produced in their Shenzhen, China facility and it is reported to be one of the largest custom designed electronics and audio manufacturing facilities in the world staffing 1300 full time employees.
To learn more about the new line of Albion amplifiers visit our showroom in Helsingør, Denmark and Forserum, Sweden where all Albion models are on display.